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mike lee, from rand paul, from et cetera, you don't hear them right now. as you said, they're making some noises about how we don't want to trade sequester cuts unless there's a firm guarantee amended mandatory spending cuts. we don't want the extension of unemployment insurance. but these are discussions of actual details of a possible budget plan, not the sort of throwing down the gauntlet kind of, we're going to shut the whole joint down, thing we were hearing. you're not hearing that at all. and i think at least temporarily the biggest names in the tea party -- there's 20 people in the house who signed that letter. frankly, those are the last drags in the bottom of the teacup. they don't mean a whole lot. it's the rand pauls, ted cruzs, mike lees who matter. and they are conspicuous by their silent at this point. >> despite all this talk about big government being evil, the people do miss it. the government once it ceases to be available it begins to look pretty good. anyway, you won't find much agreement in the republican party these days, but there is at least some consensus by
secret plan, a paul ryan plan that would replace the affordable care act. can you give us any intel on what that secret plan is? >> i think it's so secret that it hasn't been developed yet. i think the republicans have -- since we passed the affordable care act back in 2010, they have talked about just repeal. repeal, repeal. then they said repeal and replace. but then they had nothing to replace it with. so it is really a bottomless pit of ideas that never seem to come to the surface in the republican caucus. and i think it's because they really don't want to have a solution for those who have been uninsured. the 45 million americans who are uninsured. that is not who they seek to represent. and they're not interested in finding a way to provide them with health insurance. but mind you, all of us, all of us end up paying when the 45 million are uninsured. because the costs of our premiums sky rocket when the uncompensated care is paid for by the hospitals and the insurers. so we're all in this boat together. and we've got to find a way to not have it sink. and the affordable care a
presidential nominee, paul ryan from wisconsin. and, of course, our beloved canadian senator, now residing in texas, ted cruz. no cameras in this event. but we know what they were talking about. >> we're getting more and more takers than makers in america. and we need to have more makers and less takers in america. if we have more takers, then we're denying people of their ability to make the most of their lives. >> if you raise the minimum wage, the inevitable effect will be number one, young people will lose their jobs. or not be able to get their first jobs. unemployment among young people will go up if the minimum wage goes up as president obama says. unemployment among hispanics, among african-americans, among those struggling to get their first job to climb the economic ladder will go up. >> these guys are just making this stuff up. they're making it up. there is no study anywhere that says for sure unemployment of young people is going to go up if we raise the minimum wage. it's never happened before. you know, it's guys like paul ryan and ted cruz. groups like a.l.e.c. and the repu
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of the hour. stay with me for that. >> i want to move along and talk about the new details on how actor paul walker and his friend roger rodas died in that car crash saturday. rodas, as you know, driving in that limited edition porsche carrera gt, walker a star of the movie series "the fast & furious kwaelts was a passenger in the car, and that slammed into a light pole in valencia, california, before bursting into flames. now the autopsy report is in. casey wian has those details for us. he joins us now. casey, what have you learned? >> reporter: well, brooke, the limited information that the l.a. county coroner's office is provided us is very, very revealing and very, very chilling. it concludes that paul walker died of the combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries. thermal injuries, of course, related to the explosion that happened after that crash. and as you may remember from the video that cnn obtained of the crash site, it showed that there was about a minute that elapsed between the time the car actually crashed into a tree and pole and the actual big explosion occurred. so
on in the show. >>> rand paul doesn't see any way that obama care can work in its current state. speaking on fox news on sunday, he said you're going to have to pony up more preem yell premium dollars to get the very same services. >> we're paying through it through higher premiums and we're going to find out that more people will lose their insurance under obama care than i think will actually gain it. the republican plan is, freedom of choice, more choices, not less. obama care narrows your choices. >> and now ezekiel emanuel on fox news said that if you leak yo like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. it's simply going to cost you more to do that. >> look, if you want to pay more for an insurance company that covers your doctor, you can do that. this is a matter of choice. in all sorts of places you may more for certain -- to a wider range of benefits. >> emanuel went on to attribute the low number of people signing up for obama care to what he calls a lack of pr. he says the numbers will go up once the campaign is in full swing. >>> well, the deadline to enroll in obama care is just days
reports it will soon release the results of an autopsy on actor paul walker. in fact we could get it as early as today. paul walker died saturday when a porsche in which he was riding crashed into a tree in los angeles and burst into name investigators have said all along that speed was indeed a factor. medical examiners say paul walker runs body, along with the driver's body, are unidentifiable. they're reportedly waiting for paul walker's dental records to normally identify his remains. >> the engineer in this week's deadly commuter train crash in new york city is now said to be the focus of the investigation and that's comes amid numerous reports the may have not been pull fully alert at the controls, exactly what he said? we'll take you through the reports and the disastrous finnish the live report as the investigators continue their difficult job. that's coming right up from the fox news deck on this tuesday afternoon. keeping up with these two is more than a full time job and i don't have time for unreliable companies. angie's list definitely saves me time and money. for ove
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the doctors ordered. this sickening impact of obamacare. joining us now, congressman paul brown to serve as a medical officer in the u.s. navy and has practiced general medicine for most of his career and is, of course, now i congressman. president and citizens united foundation. good to have you both here. the president, congressman, makes it clear. he understands there have been a few little problems to nobody is not going to put up with anybody repealing abortion aside. your reaction? >> the problem is obamacare in itself. all of the things that you just mentioned and are just a reflection, just symptoms of a law that is totally flawed. we must repeal it, replace it. and there are solutions. in fact to my patient option act would put patients and not charge of their own health care decisions. they can keep their doctor. a mom who has a sick child can go to the doctor and she and the doctor could decide what kind of treaent that that child, sick child needs to have. also, mom, take caref her sick mother and father, elderly parents will have the peace of mind that she will know that her
work on a compromise led by senator's -- by senator patty murray of washington state and paul ryan from wisconsin. here is a preview of our discussion with representative adam smith. >> congress has to wake up and understand the budgets are getting smaller. that is just the way it is, so let us make some intelligent decisions on how to do it instead of trying to defend every little piece of the budget . i think the president has tried to take hold of this approach. i hope congress tends to be more cooperative. certainly costs are going to have to be more of a part of it. we have to be sure we have the training and necessary -- joining our conversation is representative adam smith. newsmakers as every sunday at 10 a.m. eastern time. a rebroadcast at 6 p.m. eastern. two other items from the sunday paper i want to bring to your attention before we take a quick , first from "the new york times," a compelling photograph of america at its plainest. what makes people stay back of this is from "the new york times" sunday magazine. and they look from "the washington post" out look session -- out
paul walker. what we just learned from the medical examiner and how the actor's death will impact the popl popular "fast & furious" franchise. >>> first at 4:00 today, new information about the death of actor paul walker and his friend. autopsy results released this afternoon reveal that walker died from the combined effects of trauma and burns. the star was a passenger in the car drifred by roger rodas. the treealso word this afternoo that production of "fast "fast & furious 7" is now on hold. >>> news 4's scott macfarlane has the details for the live desk. they will talk about when the recap begins. it's set to start december 16th. it can take several days. they had 160 to 165 votes. the republican candidate petitioned the court for this recount. the commonwealth in the history of close elections, that was the closest statewide election in virginia history. at the live desk, i'm scott macfarlane. >>> weather wise, it's pretty mild here in our neck of the woods. but a wicked winter storm is enveloping a big part of the country bringing dangerous snows and deadly temperatures. at
and funded. paul ryan chairman of the house and patty murray, one republican one democrat engaging in talks, don't expect them to come up with a big proposal but a modest proposal could keep the government funded and running past the next deadline we're watching, january 15th. that's the real one. this friday is fairly arbitrary. if they botch that, if they can't come to any agreement the sky doesn't fall. but it's the january 15th deadline they're trying to get ahead of. we are seeing that they are going to try to come up with sequester cuts, the question is how to pay for them. we're watching for something like user fees, perhaps cuts to federal worker workers benefits. issues that the members of the committee are trying to hammer out. stay tuned. >> talk about hammering things out, a budget isn't the only thing that congress is trying to hammer out. what else tops that agenda? >> it is a big agenda. harry reid laid it out for us this afternoon. >> we must address the issue of additional sanctions against iran, we must address the jobs conference report, medicare keeping doctors by adjust
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international airport last month is in court today for the first time. 23-year-old paul cianca is not expected to enter a plea during his arraignment. police say he walked into the terminal last month, pulled out an assault rifle and started shooting. one tsa officer was shot and killed. >>> the british celebrity chef known for her popular cooking shows here in america is denying claims she used cocaine for years. she's testifying at a fraud trial against her former employees. alfonso van marsh reports. >> reporter: police escorted nigella lawson into the fraud trial of her two former assistants. the celebrity chef known as the domestic goddess for her popular cookbooks and cooking programs. gl. one taste and it's kapow. >> reporter: told the london judges she used cocaine a handful of times intu not a drug addict. she's the prosecution witness in the fraud trial of her former assistants who claim they kept quiet about lawson's drug use in exchange for use of her credit cards. they're accused of racking up more than a million dollars in fraudulent charges. as proof defense lawyers brought up a
reports say paul ryan and patty murray are nearing an agreement on a budget deal that would raise spending to about $1 trillion. looking to replace some automatic spending cuts set to start in january. republicans would agree to more federal spending, steps that could avoid another government shutdown next year. workers expected to walk off their jobs and the protests have begun in detroit. dozens of demonstrators have lined up outside a mcdonald's restaurant protesting what one forcalled "slave wages" fast food wages. raising pay to $15 an hour. are also expected to join workers on the strike lines. that a gunman has killed a u.s. citizen in benghazi. the person was working at a school. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> c-span. we bring public affairs events from washington directly to you, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house events, briefings, and conferences, and offering complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house, all as a public service of private industry. we're c-span, created by the cable tv industry 34 years ago and funde
fast and furious star paul walker will be remembered here in the bay area tonight. >> then. the damage and injuries after an unusual accident at a trader joe's store [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday. safeway. ingredients for life. >> a memorial is being held tonight in fremont for actor paul walker and his friend roger rodas. firey car wreck last weekend.. the memorial is in the form of a car meet scheduled between 9-pm and midnight. with hundreds of cars expected. it's set to happen on pacific commons blvd in fremont. >> one day after the death of former south african president nelson mandela. people across the world are still mourning - and celebrating his life. reverend cecil williams of san francisco's gl
.s. congressman paul ryan of wisconsin are getting closer to a budget deal. but it won't be anything close to a grand bargain. but murray of the budget committee and ryan the republican chair of the house committee have until december 13th to reach a deal. that's next friday. and politico reports they're inching toward a small scale deal at least. to replace sequester cuts for the next two years. most importantly the deal could potentially reduce the threat of another government shutdown come january 2014. and we'll be right back after this. >>> this the working and will work into the future. my main message today is we're not going back. that seems to be the only alternative that obama care's critics have is let's just go back to the status quo because they haven't presented an alternative. i've always said i will work with anybody to improve this law effectively. you've got good ideas, bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> that's putting a lot in. that was the president on offense very much so today after weeks of dealing with negative headli
-span's "q and >> republican senator rand paul spoke at the detroit economic club about jobs and the economy. legislation hew plans on introducing when the senate returns this week. some have considered him as a potential candidate in the next presidential election, though he himself has not made any formal announcement. event is part of c-span's road to the white house 2016 coverage. [applause] >> good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. on this nice, brisk detroit michigan day. introduce dr. to rand paul, the junior senator from kentucky. he was elected in 2010 and certainly has made his mark in a very short time. he has proven to be an outspoken champion for constitutional liberties and fiscal responsibility. and a warrior against government overreach. among his first legislative proposals, cutting a $500 billion federal spending proposal and a plan to balance the federal budget in just five years. he has since introduced several bills with growing support. in the senate, he serves on the foreign relations committee. education, labor and pension, homeland security, and government affairs and
more on that deal. bill: what police are ruling out in the death of paul walker. >> the fast and furious movie, he was coming to car meet and stuff like that. >> he was a great actor, a great person. it seem like he was really down it seem like he was really down to earth. stop! humans. one day we're coming up with the theory of relativity, the next... not so much. but that's okay. you're covered with great ideas like optional better car replacement from liberty mutual insurance. total your car, and we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. learn about it at libertymutual.com. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? every day we're working to and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. martha: a farm worker is still missing. i
tonight. a judge issued the order in the case of paul ciancia just a few hours ago and the judge says he is a flight risk and a danger to the community. the 23-year-old is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of gerardo hernandez at l. a. x. back on november 1st. he was later shot during a confrontation with police. he could get the death penalty if he's convicted. >>> well, the search is on tonight for a stolen truck carrying what's being called extremely dangerous radioactive material. the volkswagen truck was stolen near mix toe city. it was carrying material used for radiotherapy treatment to fight cancer. now it's not clear whether the thief had any idea what was inside. however, there is serious concern tonight that the material could be used to produce a dirty bomb. >>> celebrity tv chef nige lla lawson is not a drug addict. you want to read it? >> she says that she's only done cocaine a handful of times. take a listen. >> now that's just one morsel coming out of a fraud trial in britain. her former assistants are accused of lacking up more than $1 million in fra
was working on getting a woman on the supreme court. john paul stevens is safe to say probably would not have been her first choice but she wasn't doing the choosing. >> you're on the air. caller: thank you very much. i love this show. i read somewhere that mrs. ford was older than president ford and i wonder if that was true. >> no, actually he was five years her senior. >> we've talked in the series about the use of the white house for entertaining but that entertaining has hey political purpose. to start that we're going to go to the ford museum in grand rapids where there are elements of her style and how she approached that aspect of her job. let's watch. >> havend in hand with mrs. ford's love for dance was her love for design and fashion as well. particularly she wanted to promote american fashion. these are some of her dresses and gowns from her first ladies period this. is a gown that she wore to her first head of state event. king hussein of jordan. it was designed by a lady named frankie welch who had a boutique in virginia. this also next one also is a welch dress and this she wor
the autopsy report on actor paul walker is out. it shows he was killed by the impact of saturday's car crash, combined with the fire that followed. the star of "the fast & furious" maw vees was a passenger in the car that hit a tree and exploded. rodas died only from the impact of the crash. the next installment of the movies is now on hold. filming for the seventh in the series started in september and was supposed to resume this week in atlanta. that movie is scheduled for release next july. >>> it's a big day at the white house. the first lady reveals the white house decorations today. the little girl and a dog stole the show. >>> over thanksgiving, thieves stole more than a thousand gallons of heating fuel from a church. this is chris gordon, >>> the little girls age 6 and 8 set up a prayer request in a balloon this summer and were wishing for a family. that balloon made its way to mchenry, maryland, where it landed in an rv park. the folks there quickly mailed it back. eva and jasmine's foster parents were already planning to adopt the girls, but say it was just the sign they needed. >>
star paul walker died. the wrecker was towing the car someone got out grabbed a part and drove away. they have a second suspect who will be in custody, soon. >>> they are in hot water for cursing at a school bus filled with middle schoolers. most of you know what you are doing you hit somebody you think it's (bleep) funny? look at me like a man. you want to grow up to be a man look at me like a man. >> police officers john gerari boarded the bus after the driver called for emergency help because of the student's unruly behavior. but someone filed a complaint for the language and the severity of what the officers said. both were suspended without pay for two-days and they will have to do community service. >> an update to a story we have been following on fox and friends first. police officer who shot at a mini van during a traffic stop was suspended. the driver was stopped for speeding fled twice after arguing with the officers she took off after a four-minute chase. she and a 14-year-old son were later arrested. >> do you think your dog feels guilt? a recent study is calling the cl
with the recently passed away in that horrible accident paul walker from the "fast and furious." >> a beauty but she will have her work cut out for her trying to keep up with linda carter in that outfit. i'm telling you what. wait and see. >> i don't know. she has the good. >> this is a woman that can keep up with linda carter. beyonce. did i just say that. >> oh, yeah. >> her tumblr page has been busy. she has been posing bikini shots. she's been posing -- just chilling out. being real. >> cute. >> i wonder what beach that is. that is gorgeous. >> globe trotting and documenting her adventures just about every step of the way. i think that is jay-z's 44th birthday. pictures of blue ivy. >> miss blue carter. >> check it out. beyonce's official tumblr page getting a workout these days. >> looking good as ever. >> snooki is just like everybody and her mama. everybody has something to say about miley cyrus. now snooki had advice for miss miley cyrus, as well. she says, you know what, she is me three years ago. she's a party girl. she likes to have fun. we'd be best friends if i knew her. she's crazy and
justice of the supreme court. 2010ook that position in of filled the vacancy justice john paul stevens who, after his retirement, was our last lecture here at the law school. those are the vital statistics. i want to tell you something personal about her and i brought this along so i could read it. this year in time, she was named as one of their most -- 100 most influential people in the world. read to you what they had to say about our speaker today. "elena kagan the persuader. a lot of people like to talk about the swing court but every supreme court justice has one vote to cast and eight colleagues. what makes a justice particularly influential is the ability to persuade the others to agree and that depends on the effectiveness of the justices reasoning. in that respect, elena kagan has what it takes to be a highly influential supreme court justice. she has demonstrated herself to be an incisive legal thinker, both in her written opinions and in her questions from the bench. -- she is also an excellent communicator with the kind of crisp and direct style that will make her persuasive,
chair judd hensarling, committee chair paul ryan and grandmaster of take no prisons caucus also known as republican study committee chairman scalise. all voted against this. address the fundamental problems of those that loathe american government and don't want a solvent economy. sally, what is the deal with the republican party come 2014 and beyond? first lets start with the boehner question. >> okey-dokey. >> want to know your thoughts on where will the party go. do you think there's some parts of the gop who thinks we need someone in boehner's role, a peacemaker between factions. >> there's a part of the gop that sinks. as an american i would like to see a functioning two parties in the country. as a democrat, good, republicans, you're doing our work. first of all, you need to be seen as the growing up party. that means for republicans to go somewhere they have to have been somewhere. they have said don't judge us on what we've done, judge us on what we've tried to repeal. the dozens of votes to repeal obama care, jobs bills, things are languishing, not only majority of americans
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of government buildings. and paul shaw read on the balcony to check into it gets six years in jail. ordering the acid attack in which the artistic director was always going to. to ukraine where the prime minister says he's ready for donald for apologizing to the use of police force against protest is this a day of the saying their actions sparked by the president by tracking on a trade deal with the eu amounted to pick it up added the opposition sought to force the resignation of the government with a no confidence votes but failed to show bones silk reports. i signed the parliament building prisons of protesters demanding the government's resignation just a fraction of the hundreds of cousins encountered over the last weeks. inside parliament the opposition didn't have the support he needed hundred and eighty six entries posted in favor of the no confidence motion. well short of the two hundred and twenty six required for it to pounce. or that those opposition and peace islam to answer that for being too cool to mild go it speaks to me she would take maybe any justice. any she'll get it. th
over there i remember meeting you with paul taylor. did you see all this coming from over there? could you sense this was all leading up to '94 were of course. what do you think made de klerk make the decision that things had to change? >> look, i think sanctions were the right thing to do when they sent a message. and they made some difference. but sanctions were not what convinced de klerk to change course and become the bargaining partner that mandela needed. there were at least two other more important factors. one of them was the south africans themselves organized by the allies set out to make the country in their word ungovernable and they pretty much succeeded. and de klerk realized genie was out of the bottle. he could not put it back in. and the only question was how are they going to navigate the surrender. the other thing is communism collapsed. you know, the south africans enjoyed the support of those people solely because they were posturing against communist influence in africa. when the soviet union collapsed and china went capitalist, i think f.w. de klerk realized the
destructive to the party. >> mcconnell, you say it's a battle for the soul of the ted cruz, rand paul. these guys were all backed by demint back in the day and are kind of pursuing his agenda in the senate even though he's left and has gone to the heritage foundation. >> jim, i have known him for a long time. she a grandof mean. he has been blamed by a great number of republican senators for being responsible for harry reid being the majority leader. the christine o'donnells that he pushed and supported and, of course, you can talk about richard mooredock, todd aiken, shaern engle. you can talk about all of these candidates that were just unelectable in general elections. they are seen by many republicans in the senate and across the country as basically the creations of jim demint. >> right. now, christine o'donnell is the perfect example of the self-enflicked wound -- self-inflicted wound. murdock, aiken and also sharon engel he never backed in the primary. many people kind of remember it that way. tech nextally, he didn't -- owe technically, he didn't back those candidates. there w
had john paul stevens, alan greenspan, and he would fly from california -- he would come back just to introduce those people. he felt so honored that they would make that effort. mrs. ford came less frequently. they had a running gag. they divided the country in half for fundraising purposes. he had america east of the mississippi. she had the united states west of the mississippi. >> host: a.j. in virginia, one of the homes to the ford family. hi, a.j.. i have to push the button. hi, a.j.. >> caller: i'm curious if there's a specific reason why the first lady invited kings and saints for the first dinner hosted at the white house. >> guest: well, you know, it's interesting. she -- the president became president on august 9, on august 10th, she was informed almost as a matter of factually, by the way, you know that king hussein is coming in a week's time, so she had nothing to do. this is something that was arake #* range -- arranged in the nixon administration, and she, literally, within the first 24 hours was kind of thrown in, sink or swim, to organize a state dinner for the kin
is now in the most you will area, and paul could scarcely travel the road to demascus in syria. the debate in the house of commons began with a staggering statistic, namely that one christian is killed every 11 minutes somewhere on earth for their faith. one christian is killed every 11 minutes somewhere on earth for their faith. the focus of the commons debate was on the persecution of christians, several noted that whether or not you are a person of faith, all should be concerned by this troubling trend. ultimately, freedom of religion weather for s a bell other cherished freedoms where this first freedom is compromised, the whole human rights is under assault. in country after country, freedom of religion is indeed compromised and christians, to borrow a phrase from history, are the eye of the gathering storm. this is perhaps no more true than in the middle east. here we see governmental, societal and communal violence and repression against religious communities with specifically targets religious minorities, including christians. these realities have been exacerbated by th
. if i'm an able politician, i'll be able to persuade my wife. >> senator rand paul responding to questions on whether he's able to run for president. also new jersey chris christie's name has been thrown in. who are some of the other names? we turn to the president and ceo, way rashburn, founder and owner of probably the best restaurant chain, la casina. you're always everywhere. finance chairman of the rnc. you meet with donors and voters all the time. what are republicans looking for in the 2016 campaign? >> looking for three things. somebody who can govern, lead, and win. a lot of money spent in the primaries that ended up being wasted. this time they want to focus on someone that can win. >> you said govern, a quality. that suggest someone who runs something like a state. >> also shows the current occupant of the white house can't govern. >> room for a senator right now? >> right now at the rnc we're building our grassroots platform, structuring the party, the platform. from the senate standpoint, this he have to prove they can lead. >> show us some of the names. mark coul
, and republicans are not willing to do tax hikes. paul ryan and patty murray basically decided that they were not going to go after the sacred cow of the other party. they were just going to it something that was possible, and they decided by looking at all these failed attempts in the past, we will not go there. we will do something that is much smaller, but doable. host: we are talking with ian swanson. there will still be a big budget debate in early 2014. what does that look like? will: one thing this deal not do is it will not raise the debt ceiling. at some point exterior they will have to do that. it is a legal -- little difficult to forecast when it will be, in part because the economy is starting to behave more strongly and as a result that extends the time in which the treasury department can do things. they call them extraordinary measures, to prevent hungers from having to raise the debt ceiling. at some point in time congress will have to do that. the earliest is february, but much more likely that it is sometime close to the spring or even the beginning of the summer . then you
of obamacare. host: paul from pennsylvania joining us on our independent line. you're on with the representative. caller: good morning. back in 2010 when the arguments were taking place, senator mcconnell and republicans were saying to repeal the bill. there is very little information. far as the details about the bill. things became more feverish and all of a sudden, senator mcconnell said repeal and replace. i was a little disappointed because i would like to see it go away. my insurance premium is going to go up 55% in january. since yout to know, guys have tried repeal it, symbolically, at least, 40 plus times, what you have in mind for replacement? guest: that is a great question. i mentioned a little bit ago, we have numerous alternatives but the most prevalent amongst those is the american health care reform act that has a number of things. at its core, instead of having bureaucrats and politicians in washington making these empower patients, and power consumers, and americans in their health care decision. we deal with tort reform. there is of that in obamac
had for 20 years, you're going to be very upset. it is because of obamacare. host: paul from pennsylvania joining us on our independent line. you're on with the representative. caller: good morning. back in 2010 when the arguments were taking place, senator mcconnell and republicans were saying to repeal the bill. there is very little information. as far as the details about the bill. things became more feverish and all of a sudden, senator mcconnell said repeal and replace. i was a little disappointed because i would like to see it go away. my insurance premium is going to go up 55% in january. what i want to know, since you guys have tried repeal it, symbolically, at least, 40 plus times, what you have in mind for replacement? guest: that is a great question. i mentioned a little bit ago, we have numerous alternatives but the most prevalent amongst those is the american health care reform act that has a number of things. at its core, instead of having bureaucrats and politicians in washington making these decisions, we empower patients, we empower consumers and americans in
that, i don't know about the other but it seems like bo cooper, former ins general counsel, paul virtue, former ins general counsel, these are general counsels of the ins, each of them established that the president of the does have prosecutorial discretion when he gets to decide who to prosecute and who not to. that is what he did. he sent children aside, said i'm not going to longer prosecute them because they do not present an imminent threat. guess what, mr. chairman? year-and-a-half later, 500,000 of them are walking around and i assure you, because i know the way this place works, if you could find one and bring them up here that sheets how he has caused some danger or some harm that person would have already have come but the fact is they're not. they're working in congressional offices. three are working in my congressional office, filling out forms. they're american citizens in everything but a piece of paper. all i want to do, and i want to establish because the chairman is absolutely correct. i'm going to say this for my point. when we were in charge in 2007 and 2008, we were
a ways to go. host: we have an e-mail from paul. host: talk to us about the politics of this budget negotiation. guest: well, the politics does complicate budget negotiations. if you go in a room with budget experts and the cameras are not on, you could have some logical debates about these issues. politicians -- tend to play to their base. on the republican side, you do not get a lot of votes by we should think copper mines with the democrats and that includes some tax breaks." it is easy for an opponent to attack you. on the democratic side, it is difficult to say, "we should look at these long-term benefits and maybe we should scale some of them back." that is a tough message on the democratic side. what you need to do for a long- term budget deal is compromise on those things. that is a skill that seems to be diminishing on capitol hill. i am afraid you had into a campaign season and it makes it more difficult to achieve a budget deal. in texas on our line for democrats. caller: how are you doing? louis brandeis said we must make our choice. we may have democracy or what may hav
, 2013. i hereby appoint the honorable paul cook to act as speaker pro tempore on this day. boehner, n a. speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the order of the house of january 3, 2013, the chair will now recognize members from lists submitted by the majority and minority leaders for morning hour ebate. the chair will alternate recognition between the parties with each party limited to one hour and each member other than the majority and minority leaders and the minority whip , but in o five minutes no event shall debate continue eyond 11:50 a.m. the chair recognizes the gentleman from north carolina, mr. jones, for five minutes. mr. jones: mr. speaker, thank you. yesterday, i came to the floor to speak about the bilateral strategic agreement and the fact that president karzai has refused to sign the proposal offered by the administration. since we have been in afghanistan, 2,285 americans have given their lives for our country and 19,514 have been wounded. the time has come for congress to understand history. from the days of alexander the great
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